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Oct 31, 2013 11:00pm PDT
. >>> flippant or compassionate? what do you expect from your president? here is president obama. >> so if you are getting one of these letters, just shop around in the new marketplace. that's what it's for. >> so what are you getting? flippant or compassionate? here is what rush limbaugh thinks obama was about flippant about them losing their policies, doctors or whether or not they could afford health insurance. they didn't yet know that obama had told the biggest and the most consequential lie of any president in recent years he doesn't care about the details of it not working the only thing he cares about is it's not derailed or defunded he doesn't care what kathleen sebelius is doing. he doesn't care. >> his numbers are down to lowest ever 42%. according to the nbc "wall street journal" poll. is the obama administration losing credibility? former senior advisor president reagan pat buchanan joining us. nice to see you, pat. >> good to see you, greta. >> flippant or does he care? >> he is arrogant. the president of the united states unbelievably. he deliberately mislead, deceived the ameri
Nov 1, 2013 1:00am PDT
how the obama campaign explained dumping joe biden and harry reid got the idea reid didn't pay income tax and more. the book doesn't come out until next week but jonathan martin has all the inside details and joins us now. it's fascinating on your reporting in this. how serious were they looking into having hillary clinton be the vice president? >> it was serious, not that it was intentionally polled and focused grouped. campaigns don't spend the money on focusing and polling groups unless they are seriously exploring something. it was only known but about a half dozen of the top obama senior advisors, people like david axlerod and most notably the chief of staff william daley, then chief of staff who became close to joe biden. they are similar age, similar background. >> similar background. you talked to him? >> i talked to him on the phone and he confirmed saying he thought it was his due diligence as chief of staff to at least explore the possibility what hillary clinton would mean for obama in 2012. they concluded she wouldn't add a substantial effect, she would help but not enoug
FOX Business
Nov 9, 2013 8:00pm EST
setting in for senate democrat hot face re-election next year. and the pailed localout of obama care to blame. all but one of those at the white house today to make certain president obama gets the message. i'm lou dobbs. >> obama care a failure to this at this point. the white house has repeatedly lied and the president's own party is now? something of a panic. 17 of the 16 senate democrats trying to keep their seats beyond 2014 at the white house today demanding improvement in the affordable care act and looking for answers as to why the president suddenly changed his "if you like your health care you can keep it" claim after three very long years. ye. senator mark baggitch of alaska expressed his deep displeasure with the president in no uncertain terms. >> i've made my voice pretty there. he doesn't rurn my calls all the time because i'm yelling at him all the time on some of the issues. >> i have heard from him on day one. i have called suggesting improvements on the site. >> he won electionin 2008 by just 1%. it is one of 12 seats that the republican party cnsiders now vulnerab
FOX News
Nov 17, 2013 9:00am PST
colby. topping the news this hour, this is new reaction to president obama's health care fix. what lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are now saying about the president's latest promise to let americans keep their canceled health insurance plans. >> severe tornadoes and thunderstorm warnings. now in the midwest. we will show you where millions of americans should be on alert for the extreme weather coming their way. >> we get the latest the growing mystery that is surrounding the disappearance of a san diego family. their remains believed to have been uncovered in the california desert. >>> first, sounding off on obama care. will is a lot of that this morning. democrats, republicans, leaders of the insurance industry all speaking out about the troubled health care rollout. offering their take on the president's recent announcement he will extend insurance plans for all americans who received those cancellation notices because of the health care law. >> plenty of new fallout over the affordable care act on stunned talk shows. the president under fire. millions are getting kicked o
FOX News
Nov 18, 2013 3:00pm PST
. >>> president obama's 80% solution to obama care. and a possible political solution to the accountability question. plus senator rand paul joins us for center seat. this is "special report." >>> good evening miami bret baier the obama administration is not denying a report that it would happily take a four out of five approach to declaring the president's health care reform plan a success. but even that relatively modest achievement may not be enough to keep some in the administration from losing their jobs. we have fox team coverage tonight. mike emanuel is on capitol hill with congressional democrats in disarray. jim angle here in the bureau with why the president's most recent offer to fix the program just makes things much worse. but we begin with chief white house correspondent ed henry on the latest efforts by the president to stop the bleeding from obama care. good evening, ed. >> good evening, bret. you remember last week the president vowed to fix his credibility with the american people. he starts tonight on a conference call with organizing for action to try and rally his polit
FOX News
Nov 3, 2013 7:00am PST
suspects they say were carrying handguns. >>> to obama care now and the website that is at least for the moment back up and running. shut down last night so the feds could fix a number of problems that continue to plague it since going online on october 1st. meanwhile, embattled health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius will go before the senate finance committee next week when she's expected to answer more questions about this disastrous rollout. peter has more on that from washington. great to see you, peter. >> good to see you, too, jamie. there's a brand new banner on the home page of announcing daily outages from 1:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. eastern, so technical improvements can be made. the outages are going to impact the online application process, but other parts of the site will remain online throughout. earlier this week, president obama visited boston to compare the affordable care act rollout to the roll out of mitt romney' health care plan in massachusetts. however, mitt romney said in the last hour or so, those comparisons are no
FOX Business
Nov 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
and savants hold for it, you might think that president obama was on the ballot, he is not, a contest between tea party republican ken cuccinelli, and establishment clinton democrat terry mcauliffe, we'll bring you the votes as they are counted and released. i'm lou dobbs. good evening, the votes are being tallied in virginia, all across the state, the pricincts are reporting as well, strong voter turn out in virginia. the attorney general there and republican gubernatorial candidate, ken cuccinelli has tried to capitalize on voter frustration with the president's obamacare train wreck. as his opponent terry mcauliffe tried to make the race about cuccinelli and his tea party conservative implement the polls have tightened since october 1 launch of obamacare, a race that looked to be a mcauliffe blowout a month ago, we'll bring you the highly anticipated results here momentarily, stay with us for all of the elect news, and fox news chief political correspondent carl cameron now, live at the mcauliffe headquarters in tyson's corner virginia with the latest. >> reporter: after months of attack a
FOX News
Nov 24, 2013 4:00pm PST
's nuclear program. now word president obama has called benjamin netanyahu. wonder what that phone call was like. >> what was concluded in geneva last night is not a historic agreement. it's a historic mistake. >> strong words from our strongest ally in the middle east. israel wants war, specifically an end to uranium enrichment in iran. one topic not negotiated -- the fate of an american pastor. sitting in an iranian prison because of his christian faith. fox reports on the new outrage among people tirelessly working to bring him home. >>> and disgusting comments from a cable news host, slamming former v.p. nominee sarah palin simply because he does not share her opinions. and apparently no consequences for his hateful words. >> the networks condoning those types of statements because there's been no punishment of the fella who said these words, that's hypocrisy. >> tonight, governor palin responds publicly for the first time. >>> depending on with whom you listen, the tentative deal with iran to halt key parts of its controversial nuclear program is being called either an important fi
FOX News
Nov 22, 2013 5:00pm PST
pushing president obama for his lack of transparency. >> if vladimir putin were doing something like that, you guys would mock it. >> can the love affair with the president be over? white house correspondent ed henry has the latest. >> as i talk to people around the world, it was a sense like, if you guys can't get your act together, we need to de-americanize the world. >> sounds like hillary clinton is eyeing the white house. so who from the gop could defeat the democratic darling? we'll look at some interesting new polling. >>> not trying to rob them or anything. >> and the knockout game, where young black men attack innocent bystanders and post the assault online. tonight we'll hear from one of those teens and what he says may shock you. >>> caution. you're about to enter the "no spin zone" and "the factor" begins right now. hi, everyone. i'm laura ingraham in for bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. obama and his masters of control. that's the subject of tonight's talking points memo. last night we talked about how senate democrats supported by the president changed the fili
Nov 27, 2013 3:00am PST
for fixes to be implemented for, president obama went on offense yesterday against his critics. >> the product is good. people want it and we should not live in a country where people are going bankrupt just because they get sick and anybody who is gentleman to keep on pushing against that, they will meet my resistance because i'm willing to fix any problems there are, but i'm not going to abandon people to make sure they have health insurance in this country. >> that is not something we will do. >> i like that. i agree. meanwhile, new polling shows support for professional republicans surging over if botched rollout of obama care. according to a cnn research poll, americans now give republican law makers a slight edge over their democrat colleagues at next year's mid-term elections were held today. that's a 10-point swing from october when democrats were up 50 to 41% and mark halperin, of course, polling is terrible, especially in light of the botched rollout. but more and more you are going to hear about people who can get health care who couldn't and the option other
Nov 5, 2013 9:00am PST
. right now, a republican governor. president obama carried this state twice. democrats want a democratic victory tonight to try to make the case. virginia is shifting from a one-time red state, becoming a blue state. fascinating issues at play in this race. the very same issues that will be in play next year in the midterm elections and likely in the 2016 presidential campaign as well. the government shutdown, the tactics of the tea party and the president's health care plan. the it's one thing to watch tonight in virginia. do a majority of the voters oppose obama care? do they have disagreements with the president's health care plan and at the same time, do they elect a democratic governor? do they reject a republican candidate who's among the first attorneys general to challenge it. if that happens, watch for republicans to have a painful lesson about whether their candidate was too far to the right, especially in a state shifting more to a moderate purple state. >> right and we mentioned 2016. mcauliffe very close to the clintons, could be seen as perhaps what does it mean for the pos
Nov 4, 2013 10:00am PST
. >> life support as they scramble to repair by the end of the month deadline. can the obama administration recover from the damage already inflicted by the rough rollout? >> whether you like the model of obama care or not, the fact that the president sold it on a basis that was not true has undermined the foundation of his second term. i think it's rotting it away. >> double down. they changed the game with political tell-all that went behind the scenes with 2008 election. mark halperin back with latest insider scoop that's already shaking up the political landscape. they will noin me to share some of the most revealing moments of the 2012 white house including fallout inside team obama after this first debate performance rocked the campaign on its heals. >> take it and go to congress, fight for it. >> that's what we've done. made some adjustments and we're putting it before -- >> you've been president four years. you've been president four years. >> good monday to you. hope you had a great weekend. i'm kristen welker in for andrea mitchell. a billion dollar presidential cam
FOX News
Nov 17, 2013 3:00am PST
obama care promise. if you like your doctor, too bad. we're live in washington with the latest. >>> jesus takes the wheel? not on these buses. two bus drivers getting the boot for bringing prayer to their ride. what happened to all the tolerance we were promised. details ahead. >>> did you see this? hail mary. sometimes prayers are answered at the last minute. unbelievable. "fox & friends" begins. you've got to see t you've got to see it, you've got to see it. there, he caught it. right now "fox & friends." roll it. >>> oh, good morning. if you're not in a great mood, you're not fully awake yet, we plan to help. >> you two are in especially great moods because your microphones are not on your tie. this has been the debate. >> there has been major changes. first, this morning, president obama preparing to rally supporters to help bail out obama care. he will give an yoon line speech to the group organizing for action. who are they and what does all of this mean? thank heaven peter doocy is live for us in washington to break it all down. peter. >> tucker, the most recent fox news
Nov 8, 2013 8:00am PST
president obama last night if he had full confidence in sebelius, this was his answer. >> i think kathleen sebelius under tremendously difficult circumstances over the last four and a half years has done a great job in setting up the insurance markets. >> is she still the right person to do it? >> ultimately the buck stops with me. i'm the president. this is my team. if it's not working, it's my job to get it fixed. >> joining me now, msnbc political director and chief white house correspondent chuck todd, msnbc political analyst and former rnc chair, michael steele, and democratic strategist kiki mclean. chuck, great interview, let's start with you. during that interview that you had with the president yesterday, completing this trifecta from the white house, speaker boehner says an apology is in order but what americans want to hear is that the president is going to keep his promise. republicans ask what does somebody have to do to get fired around here. ten republican senators have asked president obama to fire secretary sebelius. what's your thought here after that conversation. will f
Nov 25, 2013 10:30am PST
. is it. it's the close the door historic mistake presence obama struggles to find the right words the face by face trial on capitol hill who wanted to see iran's right to peace but any case. places like texas by the gases each other in the training capital during the second day of honor outside the government putting back from an easy deal. i hate the clean oil industry propaganda and barman honey it's hard to get a grip on tracking site to site yourself like that what we did from formally the second season and that is forced to abandon at times because of the controversial fuel extraction. twenty four seven life far more scary walking on it. rashi says that reaching a compromise and around cp upright and should eliminate any reason for the us to construct an anti self defense system in eastern europe the american led khan has been on longstanding bag of contention between washington and moscow which leaves the shield as a threat to its national security. while the us has maintained that the bees needed to protect europe from a site called frank states like iran can plant the acc
Nov 14, 2013 7:00pm PST
obama offers a fixed every new council's health care plans will have more from simon marks in washington in amazement the philippines will waste a week now that i've been high and not to destroy a tie them on the sec's the mass burial was held the idea. the mayor has blamed the government to widespread delays of burials by weezer policy identification of bodies will have to wait red cross volunteers and medical students down for bodies intact and on the coastal city devastated by typhoon high and almost a week after he defeated teams bodies buried in mass grave in the hills surrounding tax demand. traditional send in your pc to the biggest kick in now. i kept the mass will be held in the coming days the hygiene reasons. it's important that burials take place as quickly as possible it's not clear whether dna samples been taken. but the medical team says the bodies will eventually be identified. that text of an apple houses queue up thinking for a seat on a plane heading out the once bustling port city. when detainees now right. one thing to have to sell three cents a price to pay for a pe
Nov 26, 2013 11:25pm EST
. live every morning at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> president obama will pardon the turkey tomorrow morning at the white house live at c-span on 1:00 p.m. eastern. >> this is the rose garden and a very special place in particular because mrs. nexen was instrumental for designing. she had an affinity for roses. she was instrumental in opening up the white house for garden tours in the spring, a tradition that continues to this day. this was developed in 1972 by a .rench designer it is the only rows that will continually grow what the white rose.-- it is the only there were only steps away from the 1910 farmhouse. story on theeat epitaph that she chose herself. she wanted to meet the people effected.ffect did -- one of the reporter said to you, what good will any of this do if the people you're speaking to cannot understand what you are saying? peopled, even when cannot understand your language, they can see what is in your heart. see it saturday at 7:00 p.m. eastern and the series continues at firstay as we look lady betty ford. >> the heritage foundation hosted a panel discussion cr
Nov 1, 2013 4:00am PDT
has the yet to show how many people have signed up for obama care. and now, we likely know the reason why. >>> above and beyond. an officer telling her survivor story about getting shot in the face twice. >> he's firing. he's firing. >> and what she did after this shooting is just remarkable. >>> moving target. a skydiver with skill that you have to see to believe. >>> good morning to you. i'm reenen ninan. candy high with lots of sugar in me. in for diana perez. we begin with a frightful night of halloween storms. >> a powerful system, reaching 2,000 miles, from maine to louisiana. it's being blamed for one death in tennessee, where a young boy was electrocuted. >> the storm left a destructive trail, including a tornado in texas. tahman bradley has the latest. >> reporter: mother nature delivered a trick. frig frightening weather that put halloween on hold. several areas were flooded. cars were no match for the rising waters. helicopters rescued hundreds. south of austin, emergency crews in boats went door-to-door. they saved one family, including their dog, stuck on a roof. >> wow.
FOX Business
Nov 6, 2013 7:00pm EST
of those democrats running for reelection at the white house today to make certain that president obama gets the message. i am lou dobbs. ♪ ♪ lou: good evening, everyone. obamacare is a failure to this point. the white house has repeatedly lied about how it would affect the american public in the president's own party is now in something of a panic. fifteen of the 16 senate democrats who are trying to keep their seats beyond 2014 at the white house today demanding improvement in the affordable care act and looking for answers as to why the president suddenly changed his if you like your health care, you can keep it claim after three very long years. senator mark begich of alaska expressed its deep displeasure with the president in no uncertain terms. >> i have made my voice pretty well heard over there. he doesn't return my calls because i yell at him. >> i've been frustrated since day one. they hear from you a regular basis. a recommended many suggestionn on how to improve the site. lou: he won election 2008, but just 1% margin. one of 12 seats that the republican party considers v
Nov 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
, following up on that point, two forces right now, president obama, senator cruz. how to they shape the 2014 races, senate democrats, senate republicans, republican candidates? >> let me talk about obamacare, just to follow up on what everyone has been saying. i agree with john if there's one finding from political science that rings true, it is voters are myopic. voters move on from big issues that we in washington think are catastrophic -- we think are world changing and a week late it's off the agenda. look at the government shutdown as an example of how quickly that is just in the rearview mirror. o how will obamacare figure in 2014? none of us have any idea. right now it's a technical problem, if they fix the website and people are signed up by january, it may not be an issue. >> no, it's a structural problem. >> let me finish. we have statewide elections, in virginia, they're deciding the fate of obamacare in virginia. >> medicaid expansion. >> that's the big state issue. so if you think of obamacare's impact in virginia, it's -- the pro-obamacare argument is carrying the day. in new j
FOX Business
Nov 6, 2013 10:00pm EST
the anniversary of president obama's reelection. but the white house still has little, if any reason to celebrate the second year of his second term. his job approval rating is down 40%, on par with george w. bush and the fall of his fifth year in office when he was reeling from the fallout of hurricane katrina. on wall street today, stocks mixed. the dow jones, a triple digit gain from a 129 points higher than a new record high, the s&p up, the nasdaq down eight points. tomorrow twitter will make its debut on the new york stock exchange at $26 per share, up from the original price estimates of 17. >> $20 per share, the initial public offering expected to raise more than $2 billion and give twitter a market capitalization of more than $14 billion. it will be the biggest technology ipo since facebook debuted a year ago. the 70 million shares will trade under the ticker twtr. we are coming right back. >> a republican reelected in a blue state and the gop establishment fails a conservative establishment for governor in a formerly red state. julie baginski and michael goodwin on political fallout fro
Nov 17, 2013 4:45am EST
, and that is president barack obama. you have had dinner with president obama several times, as a group of historians summoned to talk with him. you have an impression on him? compare kennedy and obama in terms of leadership style and temperment. >> first off, i would say that if it weren't for kennedy i don't know that obama ever would have made it to the white house. because kennedy broke the hold of the protestant -- white protestant male on the office and opened the idea it could be a much broader group that can think about running for the office, and when we see a woman as president in the not too distant future -- not lobbying for anybody now -- >> nonpartisan -- >> that's why i said that. and -- but we will see a woman, and at some point we may see an asian american, hispanic, but i think obama's presence there can be traced back to kennedy. and obama's quite interested in kennedy and interested in the history of the presidency. we have had four dinners with him, and at the first dinner he wanted to talk about how other presidents had achieved their transformative presidency. roosevelt, woodro
Nov 5, 2013 8:00am PST
tavenner is back trying to explain what went wrong during the rollout of the obama care website. while she admits there were big problems at first, things are now improving. >> we are now able to process nearly 17,000 registrants her hour or five per second with almost no errors. we've updated the sight several times since september 1, improving the experience. >> we'll have more coming up but first we start with election day in virginia. luke russert is there for us where terry mcauliffe cast his vote early this morning. luke, do you get the sense that virginians are aware that all eyes are on them today as well as seeing that that state could go blue in decades? >> reporter: yeah, absolutely, thomas. what you see here behind me is a slow but steady stream of voters coming through. from ones i've spoken to, they say they know the whole eyes of the country are on them because of the amount of tv advertisements they have been inundated with for many years about the governor's race, lieutenant governor's race, among other things. the theme of the day, shall we say here, thomas, is turnout. t
Nov 1, 2013 6:00am PDT
was, elect obama/clinton for 2012. turns out the obama campaign considered bumping joe biden from the ticket last year and replacing him with hillary clinton. obama's former chief of staff confirms that a switch was discussed as were many options but he says it was never considered seriously. jay carney says the president dismissed the idea out of hand. i know for a fact that president obama never considered this, never thought about it, never entertained it. the vice president has been a partner of his from the 2008 campaign on, an excellent governing partner and excellent campaign partner. so again, campaigns test everything but as the book itself says this was never considered by the president. >> obama's former senior adviser, david plouffe, also denies any serious intent. plouffe tweeted "never any, any consideration of vice president of hillary rodham clinton switch." >>> congress is ramping up its investigation into the terror attacks on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya, as you'll recall, four americans including the u.s. ambassador to libya tide in that ferocious atta
Nov 16, 2013 9:00am PST
care launch. obama met with insurance company executives to brainstorm. the white house is looking for options to ensure fewer americans face cancelled poli polici policies. nbc's kristen welker is live at the white house. the president said he wants to make sure people know exactly what their options are so just what are their options? >> reporter: insiders say it could be days before insurance companies know how to proceed. in the meantime they're urging policy holders to be patient but proactive. debra is one of the millions of americans who got a letter from a insurance company cancelling her health care plan because it doesn't meet the requirements. >> i nearly fell out of the chair. it was a huge shock. >> reporter: while she welcomed president obama's announcement that he will allow insurance companies to renew old plans for a year she's skeptical. >> to me a fix would be if you like your plan, you can keep your plan, period. >> reporter: many insurance companies are fuming, saying the president passed a political hot potato onto them. on friday insurance ceos met with the p
Nov 11, 2013 3:00am PST
americans feel about president obama one year after re-election. the pew research center finds a majority now disapproves of the way the president is doing his job. just 41% view the president favorably. that's down 14 points from last december. that's similar to his predecessor, george w. bush, the same time during his presidency. presidents reagan and clinton both saw their approval ratings significantly higher during the first year of their second term. the survey also found a majority of americans disagree with the way president obama is handling a number of issues. 65% disprove on the economy. 60% on immigration. 59% on health care. and 56% on foreign policy. >> look at these numbers, keep them up on the screen right now, obviously those are numbers nobody would have expected a year ago. there are problems with the health care rollout. we understand that. but why do you have such upsidedown numbers on the economy? >> you know, looking at these numbers for the first time this morning it's a little bit baffling to me. you would have expected i would have thought for the health care num
Nov 6, 2013 8:00am PST
of victory of any republican in almost three decades, in a state that went to president obama by 17 points last year. and despite the fact that he's against almost everything new jerseyans appear to be for. that was largely seen as an audition for 2016, he touted his leadership and ability to reach across the aisle. >> leadership is much less about talking than it is about listening. about bringing people around the table, listening to each other, showing them respect. doing what needed to be done. i did not seek a second term to do small things. i sought a second term to finish the job. now watch me do it. >> it's a win being called revenge of the rhinos. "the daily beast" calling it a model for how republicans can win if they want to. can republicans learn from this and heal the divide between establishment and extremists? >> chris christie now has an opportunity to bring his brand of conservatism and make it real for those conservatives who don't think he is. >> first to sebelius. tennessee congressman marsha blackburn joins me live now from nashville again, as we watch the health and h
Nov 11, 2013 7:00am PST
actually excite that passion among that obama coalition? latinos, african-americans, young people, women. it's not clear to me whether or not she's just a boutique candidate right now. and if she's just a boutique candidate, can she essentially become a super store type candidate in the way that you already see that hillary clinton is, in the way that obama was able to do with that grassroots organization. it's -- you know, i think the big question for democrats right now is that they do seem to have all of their eggs in the hillary basket and on the right you have somebody like chris christie, who is very much a breath of fresh air. i think warren is more of a breath of fresh air, but she is -- i think she's 15 years older or so than chris christie so you wonder if he's going to be able to really capitalize on that. >> listen to us, assuming -- >> assuming that all of these people run, right. that's what we're saying, right, right. >> this piece also talks about warren's persona and there's almost this disconnect. she has not been somebody, jonathan, who's hogging the spotlight. he's no
Nov 24, 2013 2:30pm PST
a moderate math. thatpath. ni'sck obama he said rouha election made this a possibility. >> today diplomacy opened up a new path towards a world that is more secure. a future in which we can verify that iran's program is peaceful and it cannot build a nuclear weapon. >> but he also warned that sanctions would be tightened again if iran failed to meet the terms of the agreement. >> let's go live to our washington correspondent. thanks for being with us. does this deal signal a new era in relations between the u.s. and u.n iran? >> it could be the beginning. the white house even said this could be an historic agreement. it depends what is going to happen in the weeks and months to come. president obama wants diplomacy to succeed. obama has agreed to provide $7 billion dollar in sanctions rel. by executivee order. he can make the deal without asking congress. many of the hill a very skeptical when it comes to iran. the reaction to this deal been like in the u.s.? strong bipartisan opposition to the deal. a couple examples -- republican have member ed royce, i serious concerns that this agreeme
Nov 14, 2013 12:00am PST
the real decisions. the man that we talked about last year, mr. obama. we had real hopes for him. right away, he caved on afghanistan. what he has said since then is an extension of the military industrial security state. now it is global. the soviet union ended in 1991, but we didn't stop growing. now we are listening on the whole world. we have space weaponry. we have drowned weaponry. we have cyber warfare. we have the -- we are the strongest country in the world bar none. no one can stand up to us. tavis: what do you make of the high hopes that you and others had for this president on this and other issues? let's just stay with the spying and the drones in the torture. -- and the torture. >> i am really surprised. i really believed in obama. i believed in transparent government policies and none of that has transpired. on the contrary, he is a better manager of the empire than bush ever was. it is wrong. he is a constitutional s cholar. bush made a fatal flaw. we were attacked by terrorists. instead of hunting down those people through intelligence, informers, through the usual proc
Nov 7, 2013 3:00am PST
morning, welcome to "new day," thursday, november 7th. 6:00 in the east. first up, president obama insists the patient is getting better. and they're working overtime to help run smoothly by the end of the month. that would be the headline except a new problem seems to have come up as kathleen sebelius returned to capitol hill for yet another grilling, this time a security risk to users. breanna keeler is following developments, live at the white house this morning. >> reporter: it was another damaging appearance on the hill for hhs secretary kathleen sebelius. as president obama headed to the lone star state, that's right, but not a coincidence that he was in texas where a republican governor has blocked the expansion of medicaid under the obama care law. >> it is wonderful to see all of you. >> reporter: texas, not exactly friendly territory for obama care. but that's where president obama went to criticize republican opposition to his signature health care reform program. and promised its faulty website will soon be up and running. >> we are working overtime to get this f
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Nov 12, 2013 10:00pm EST
bill clinton said president obama should make sure people keep their insurance policies if they want to. >> hawaii's legislature passed a bill approving gay marriage and the governor is expected to sign it. the university of hawaii said the law will boost tourism by $217 million over two years. >> new york city's one world trade at 1776 feet, it has been declared the tallest in america. that's the news at this hour. consider this is up next. you can get the latest on >> desperation is growing by the hour in the philippines five days after enduring the terrifying typhoon. survivors are struggling to get food and water. consider this, with so much death and destruction, what is happening with the hampered relief efforts. >> is bill clinton undermining the white house on health care? we'll look at the building tensions in the democratic party over obamacare. >> is the new face of alcoholism female? the surprising number of women who are struggling with the bottle and its terrible consequences. >> welcome to consider this. we begin with obamacare, and the issues that are happ
Al Jazeera America
Nov 13, 2013 1:00am EST
obamacare seems to have become obama scare for the democrats. right now, the numbers of people participating in the affordable care act are well below expectations, just over 49,000 people have signed on through the 12 state based exchanges. around 3% of the enrollment target in those states. perhaps 40,000 to 50,000 have signed up through the federal government. meanwhile, 440,000 signed on for medicaid through obamacare. it's a huge imbalance that tilts the program toward delivering more subsidized health care which would drive up the cast for most other americans. president obama is pressured to make changes, so americans who want to keep their current health insurance will be able to as he promised they could on the campaign trail. the latest nudge came from former president clinton. >> i permanently believe, even if it takes changing the law, the president should honor the commitment the federal government made to those people and let them keep what they've got. >> an illinois senator dick durbin agreed in part, telling cnn, we need to look at the political reality and be open to constr
Nov 10, 2013 11:00am PST
while president obama apologizes for a broken promise. >> i am very sorry they're finding themselves in this situation based on assurances they got from me. >> the question of confidence in the president. best-selling authors all with new books. joe scarborough, historian doris kearns goodwin. time's magazine's mark halperin, plus representative donna edwards. plus harry smith and his essay on the meaning of gettysburg on lincoln's celebrated speech. i'm david gregory with all that ahead on sunday, november 10. >>> good sunday morning. no deal despite hopes of a breakthrough. three days of negotiations in geneva failed to produce an agreement to freeze iran's nuclear program in exchange for relief from crippling international sanctions. and although all sides pointed to progress, iranian president rouhani this morning insisted his country will not give up the right to enrich uranium. that is the critical step in the production of nuclear weapons. prior to rouhani's comments, i spoke exclusively to secretary of state john kerry just moments after the talks had ended. secretary kerry,
Nov 10, 2013 11:00pm PST
the first to his presidential run and will he be the savior for a divided gop? >>> plus, how obama care has some democrats running scared. >> i am sorry that they are in this situation based on assurances they got from me. >> the question of confidence in the president has the round table talking. with us this morning, best selling authors all with new books, joe scarborough, historian doris kerns goodwin, plus, donna edwards of maryland. and harry smith with his video essay on the meaning of gettysburg on the anniversary of lincoln's celebrated speech. i'm david gregory, all that ahead on this edition of "meet the press" for sunday, november 10th. >> announcer: from nbc news in washington, the world's longest running television program, this is "meet the press." >>> good sunday morning. no deal, three days of negotiations in geneva failed to produce an agreement to freeze iran's nuclear program in exchange for relief from crippling international sanctions. although all sides pointed to progress, rouhani this morning insisted his country will not give up the right to enrich uranium. that is
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